Librarian on the Roof!: A True Story

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When RoseAleta Laurell begins her new job at the Dr. Eugene Clark Library in Lockhart, Texas, she is surprised that the children of the town think the library is for adults. She vows to raise the money for a children's section and spends a week living and working on the library roof, even surviving a dangerous storm. With the help of the entire town, RoseAleta raises over $39,000 from within the community and across the country.
Today if you look through the front window of the Eugene Clark Library, you will see shelves stacked full with children's books and tables and chairs just the right size. You will see artwork on the walls, and a row of busy computers. Best of all, you will always find crowds of children who love to read and learn inside the walls of the oldest library in Texas.
Target age group 5-8
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  • Weight
    0.75 lbs
  • ISBN-13
    9780807545126
  • ISBN-10
    0807545120
  • Item #
    43560
When RoseAleta Laurell begins her new job at the Dr. Eugene Clark Library in Lockhart, Texas, she is surprised that the children of the town think the library is for adults. She vows to raise the money for a children's section and spends a week living and working on the library roof, even surviving a dangerous storm. With the help of the entire town, RoseAleta raises over $39,000 from within the community and across the country. Today if you look through the front window of the Eugene Clark Library, you will see shelves stacked full with children's books and tables and chairs just the right size. You will see artwork on the walls, and a row of busy computers. Best of all, you will always find crowds of children who love to read and learn inside the walls of the oldest library in Texas. Target age group 5-8
  • Age Group
    6 to 8 yrs
  • Language
    English
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Grade Level
    K-2
  • Subject Category 1
    Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Subject Category 2
    Books & Libraries
  • Subject Category 3
    Biography & Autobiography | Women
  • Author
    King, M G
  • Lexile Level
    900 AD
  • AR Level
    3.6
  • Pages
    32
  • Publication Date
    9/1/2010
  • Publisher
    Albert Whitman & Company
  • Dimensions
    0.39 H x 10.26 L x 8.44 W
  • Case Qty
    40
  • Theme
    Topical - Women

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